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I Made a Mistake But I Am Making It Right

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    I Learned.

     I realized that I should be thankful of my mistakes.   Why?   A kid will say :   It’s because of the mistakes…   I got stinky…   I got dirty…   But see,            ...
    CallmeCamille CallmeCamille 66-70 3 Responses Sep 14, 2009

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    He Did Me Like Dirt When I Once Praised Him

    My middle school crush did me like dirt. The whole time I was blind to see that he was just another inconsiderate person. I did the unthinkable and wrote him a one brief paragraph of apologizing to him of what happened between us. My cousin started drama and tried to cause a...
    Artwander12 Artwander12 18-21, F Jun 26, 2012

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    Mistake Of Being Hypersensitive

    My story is simple. In past I cared so much about unimportant stuff. I was sooo hypersensitive, I felt hurt or stressed out after every criticque I ever received. Today I am still sensitive, but on a normal level and for normal reasons. I realized that if I keep up being caring...
    NneverGiveUp NneverGiveUp 26-30, M Jun 13, 2013

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    I Make So Many...

    I make so many mistakes. Not to long ago, I made a huge mistake, that almost cost me to lose everything that mattered to me. But I didn't, am I am so lucky for that. I have great friends, who forgave me, or for that I am so grateful. Thank you.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 6, 2009

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    I Choose To Do The Right Thing Even Though It Hurts...

    I'm in an almost 6-yr. relationship, and we are engaged now,.. last year, i was able to bump in with my ex-boyfriend(my first love rodz), we thought that maybe we could be friends anyway it was 5-6 years ago since we broke up,. he ask for my number and i gave it to him.A few days...
    pingpingcustodio pingpingcustodio 22-25 2 Responses Jan 8, 2011

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    Everybody has. Nobody is perfect. I've made mistakes to where I regret them, where it haunts me, or mistakes for the greater good. In general, the worst mistake was getting involve...
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    I try not to dwell on my mistakes, but there are a few I made which bother me because I can't see that I learned anything from them. I don't mind messing up as long as I learned...
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    I made a mistake choosing unfaithful, lousy partner when I was 21 yo. m frm a conservative community but still I sacrificed everything for that guy. my honor, career, self...
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    I've made some terrible mistakes, but curiously mistakes have been catalysts for a lot really great developments. So although it seems counterintuitive, my mistakes are the things...
    2323Anonymous 2323Anonymous 51-55, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I cheated on my husband. We had problems, and he wouldn't listen to me when I tried to talk to him about them. Then I met someone else, and one thing led to another. I broke it off...
    gingerlythis gingerlythis 26-30, F 11 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've most definitely made mistakes in my life. 2012 was a crazy year for me. I had to hit absolute Rock bottom before I realized I needed to make some changes. Now, I am centered...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 7

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    I am so sorry for the pain I caused didn't mean to. I made mistakes along the way I asked for forgiveness from you I can't take it back wish I could why must I pay for them every...
    KindridSoul KindridSoul 36-40, F 5 Responses May 11

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    I have made mistakes in my past and been in great heartache but I am getting better.....maybe I can get through this
    MericaMan MericaMan 16-17, M 1 Response May 11

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    we all have had things that have challenged us and our decisions in life. there is just no way to avoid, get around, or ignore making decisions and feeling the consequences of them...
    2batinman 2batinman 46-50, M 4 Responses Apr 30

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    The way I see it. We can either learn from our mistakes, or repeat them. A big mistake may teach us the biggest lesson in life, whereas a small mistake may teach us a small (but...
    KJPKelsey KJPKelsey 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I cannot imagine that any of us have gone a full day without a simple mistake or two. The difference between a simple mistake and a complicated one, is that complicated ones...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 10

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    I was that girl with dreams of being a nurse. making my mother proud was may only concern. graduating from high school with a full scholarship in 2008. I thought I had it made...
    snowpear509 snowpear509 22-25, F 6 Responses May 10

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    Yup. Everyone makes mistakes in real life, but there are some people who doesn't want to admit that and always show to everyone that being a perfectionist was better than making...
    Sakuramizuki Sakuramizuki 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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    I needed so desperately to be free, to be independent. You seduced me. I was so young, you were so wise. You used me, you made me into your perverted fantasy. I was so lost, so...
    PaulaDancer PaulaDancer 18-21, F May 6

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    I make mistakes on the daily. Today I made the mistake of answering a relatives call that always call when she wants money. I was hoping she wanted to talk to me and genuinely miss...
    BookDiva BookDiva 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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    Mmmm... Mistakes! Mistakes aren't always bad in reality... But this feeling like it's the end of the world does take a while to go away xD I just have to remind myself that I made...
    Holdontothefire Holdontothefire 18-21, M 1 Response May 4

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    Today I was talking to my mom about something that happened a long time ago with my brother. He molested me and i don't know I felt like I had to keep it to myself. That was one of...
    jackjack1322 jackjack1322 18-21, F 3 Responses May 12

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    I want to know what people think?????? So today was mothers day and I asked my ex a few days ago ok if she wanted to go out to breakfast with the kids and I and she gave me some...
    nodak82 nodak82 31-35, M 6 Responses May 10

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    Life broke. Shell cracked. Out came the dragon. Dragons don't go back inside eggs very well. Hello, world. So I wrote about 10% of 10 conversations. To someone I barely know...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M Apr 29

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    I made the biggest mistake in my life and have gotten my son taken away from me, I have lost my world. I have since stopped but am working on getting things back to normal and it's...
    meganwiencek1 meganwiencek1 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have made a lot of mistakes. took six years away from my family to figure out what I needed. a year ago I reconnected with my oldest brother and today I reconnected with my...
    IhateBeth2013 IhateBeth2013 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    I've made many huge mistakes in my life some so big 20years later I'm still dealing the consequences
    imsteve imsteve 41-45, M 5 Responses Apr 28

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    OMG, I have made such a big mistake! I've eaten too much cola! Yes: EATEN!! It wasn't fluid!! Oh bleah, that's sooo blurpbleah! I HATE IT
    JokingJoker JokingJoker 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Everyone does make mistakes in life, like nobody is perfect, so do make mistakes, learn from them & grow as a better person :)
    HeythisisJon HeythisisJon 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Many times I have given in to temptation. The temptation to try my first cigarette, the temptation to continue smoking and, of course, the temptation to return to my cigarettes...
    PureEggs PureEggs 18-21, M 4 Responses May 1

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    I recently lost my daughter she no longer wants anything to do with me see the story goes I was married to her dad and he took custody away from me I did what the courts said about...
    txbootgal txbootgal 41-45, F 2 Responses May 11

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    Will I do a too big mistake in my life?
    tranglib tranglib 26-30, F 5 Responses May 5

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    Last year really in the year I went to the hospital for chest pain. I was there for half a day. They couldn't find anything so towards night they tried one last thing. They gave me...
    EK94 EK94 18-21, M 1 Response May 6

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    my biggest mistake was while growing up I would steal a lot and the bad thing is that I still steal. its almost as if its a addiction
    2Kawaii4u 2Kawaii4u 13-15, F 3 Responses May 7

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    I am 45 years old and have a loving family. But personaly i am broke. I am a failed Entrepreneur r . I am penniless and depends on my wife's income. I have a accumulated a lot of...
    ug70 ug70 41-45, M 2 Responses May 7

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    sometimes I think I am somehow paying for the mistakes i`ve commited to others in my life - mostly concerning romantic relationships
    creatingawildparadise creatingawildparadise 18-21, M 2 Responses May 11

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    My biggest mistake was falling for my best friend who is 9 yrs older than me. The falling wasn't bad until he took advantage of my feelings and we started messing around. Now we...
    Ladyred93 Ladyred93 18-21, F 4 Responses May 12

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    Too many I'm sure. But how many times must I be sorry for the same mistakes before my punishment comes to an end?
    yourfireoftendersorrow yourfireoftendersorrow 41-45, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    In a nutshell: I fell out of love with my beautiful but boring husband and started an affair with a narcissist 1 year ago. My husband moved out and for many months I was confused...
    stellarlady stellarlady 36-40, F 5 Responses May 15

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    I am late to nearly everything. I keep trying to make changes, and I have made some progress but I still am late to work, family stuff, friend stuff, everything. sometimes I don't...
    aileen2 aileen2 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 27

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    When I was in 8th Grade, I was in a relationship with a wonderful girl. We were best friends, but I broke the barriers and I asked her out in Valentine's day.I swore I would love...
    JS123cx JS123cx 13-15, M May 4

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